AskDefine | Define appointee

Dictionary Definition



1 an official who is appointed
2 a person who is appointed to a job or position [syn: appointment]

User Contributed Dictionary



appoint + -ee


(US) IPA: /əˌpoɪnˈtiː/


  1. a person who is appointed
    • The ambassador is a political appointee, not a career diplomat.

Extensive Definition

An appointee may be one of the following:
  • An appointee was also a foot soldier in the French army, who, for long service and bravery, received more pay than other privates.
  • An appointee is also a person or organisation entrusted with managing the daily finances of vulnerable individuals in the UK.
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